Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 1.1.3.21 (Sanskrit text), including grammatical analysis, glossary and relevant print editions. The Skandapurana is one of the largest of the eighteen Mahapuranas, covering over 80,000 shlokas (verses). It is divided into seven large section each covering holy regions detailing their background and legends.

Verse 1.1.3.21

शंकरं द्रष्टुकामांह किं वक्ष्ये तेन पृच्छिता ।
यो निंदति महादेवं निंद्यमानं श्रृणोति यः ।
तावुभौ नरके यातो यावच्चन्द्रदिवाकरौ ॥ २१ ॥

śaṃkaraṃ draṣṭukāmāṃha kiṃ vakṣye tena pṛcchitā |
yo niṃdati mahādevaṃ niṃdyamānaṃ śrṛṇoti yaḥ |
tāvubhau narake yāto yāvaccandradivākarau || 21 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 1.1.3.21 is contained in the book The Skanda-Purana by G. V. Tagare. This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.1.3.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shankara, Drashtukama, Han, Kim, Vakshya, Tad, Tena, Shita, Yah, Nindat, Mahadeva, Nindyamana, Ubha, Naraka, Yat, Yata, Yatri, Yavat, Candra, Divakara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 1.1.3.21). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “śaṃkaraṃ draṣṭukāmāṃha kiṃ vakṣye tena pṛcchitā
  • śaṅkaram -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaṅkarā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • draṣṭukāmāṃ -
  • draṣṭukāmā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ha -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vakṣye -
  • vakṣ -> vakṣya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √vakṣ]
    vakṣ -> vakṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √vakṣ], [vocative dual from √vakṣ], [accusative dual from √vakṣ], [locative single from √vakṣ]
    vakṣ -> vakṣyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √vakṣ], [vocative single from √vakṣ], [vocative dual from √vakṣ], [accusative dual from √vakṣ]
    vah (verb class 1)
    [future middle first single]
    vakṣ (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    vakṣ (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • pṛcch -
  • pṛt (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • śitā -
  • śitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śā -> śitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śā class 3 verb], [nominative single from √śā class 4 verb]
  • Line 2: “yo niṃdati mahādevaṃ niṃdyamānaṃ śrṛṇoti yaḥ
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nindati -
  • nind -> nindat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √nind class 1 verb]
    nind -> nindat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √nind class 1 verb]
    nind (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • mahādevam -
  • mahādeva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahādeva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahādevā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • nindyamānam -
  • nind -> nindyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √nind class 1 verb]
    nind -> nindyamāna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √nind class 1 verb], [accusative single from √nind class 1 verb]
  • Cannot analyse śrṛṇoti*ya
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “tāvubhau narake yāto yāvaccandradivākarau
  • tāvu -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ubhau -
  • ubha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • narake -
  • naraka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    naraka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • yāto* -
  • yāt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yāt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    -> yāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb]
    yātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • yāvac -
  • yāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yāvat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yāvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • candra -
  • candra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    candra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • divākarau -
  • divākara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 1.1.3.21

Cover of edition (2016)

Skanda Purana (Hindi Translation)
by S. N. Khandelwal (2016)

(Set of 10 Books) - Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office

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Cover of Bengali edition

Skanda Purana in Bengali
by Navabharat Publishers, Kolkata (0)

স্কন্ধ পুরাণম: - (Set of 7 Volumes)

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Preview of verse 1.1.3.21 in Bengali sript:
শংকরং দ্রষ্টুকামাংহ কিং বক্ষ্যে তেন পৃচ্ছিতা ।
যো নিংদতি মহাদেবং নিংদ্যমানং শ্রৃণোতি যঃ ।
তাবুভৌ নরকে যাতো যাবচ্চন্দ্রদিবাকরৌ ॥ ২১ ॥

Cover of edition (0)

Skanda Purana in Kannada
by Vandana Book House, Bangalore (0)

ಶ್ರೀ ಸ್ಕಾಂದ ಮಹಾಪುರಣಂ: (Set of 25 Volumes)

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Preview of verse 1.1.3.21 in Kannada sript:
ಶಂಕರಂ ದ್ರಷ್ಟುಕಾಮಾಂಹ ಕಿಂ ವಕ್ಷ್ಯೇ ತೇನ ಪೃಚ್ಛಿತಾ ।
ಯೋ ನಿಂದತಿ ಮಹಾದೇವಂ ನಿಂದ್ಯಮಾನಂ ಶ್ರೃಣೋತಿ ಯಃ ।
ತಾವುಭೌ ನರಕೇ ಯಾತೋ ಯಾವಚ್ಚನ್ದ್ರದಿವಾಕರೌ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Skanda Mahapurana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Ahemdabad (2017)

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 1.1.3.21 in Gujarati sript:
શંકરં દ્રષ્ટુકામાંહ કિં વક્ષ્યે તેન પૃચ્છિતા ।
યો નિંદતિ મહાદેવં નિંદ્યમાનં શ્રૃણોતિ યઃ ।
તાવુભૌ નરકે યાતો યાવચ્ચન્દ્રદિવાકરૌ ॥ ૨૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2015)

Shri Skanda purana (Malayalam)
by M.P. Pillai kaniyanthara (2015)

(Condensed/Summary) - Devi Book Stall, Kodungallur

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Preview of verse 1.1.3.21 in Malayalam sript:
ശംകരം ദ്രഷ്ടുകാമാംഹ കിം വക്ഷ്യേ തേന പൃച്ഛിതാ ।
യോ നിംദതി മഹാദേവം നിംദ്യമാനം ശ്രൃണോതി യഃ ।
താവുഭൌ നരകേ യാതോ യാവച്ചന്ദ്രദിവാകരൌ ॥ ൨൧ ॥

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